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Savannah Law School Announces American Bar Association Accreditation Status

After opening its doors in August 2012, Savannah Law School is proud to announce that the American Bar Association (ABA) voted to recognize the school as an approved branch of the fully approved Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. The positive vote gives Savannah … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Hosts Early Spring Open House, January 17

Students interested in attending Savannah Law School are invited to learn more about the school, meet professors, students, and key staff at our 2015 Prospective Student Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., January 17, 2015. The event will be … Continue reading

Matthew Kerns Named an “Incredible Man” by Women’s Interest Organization

Assistant Director of Admissions Matthew Kerns was recently recognized for his commitment to women’s advancement in the legal profession in an interview with nonprofit organization, Ms. JD. The organization is dedicated to the success of aspiring and early career women lawyers. … Continue reading

SLS Professor Publishes Article Theorizing the Racial Ambiguity of South Asian Americans

Savannah Law School professor Vinay Harpalani recently published an article analyzing the racial ambiguity of South Asian Americans (peoples whose ancestry derives from the Indian subcontinent). The article, titled, Desicrit: Theorizing the Racial Ambiguity of South Asian Americans provides a comprehensive account of … Continue reading

Professor Pleasant Represents SLS at Legal Writing Institute Conference

Savannah Law School professor Shakira Pleasant will represent the law school on December 5, 2014 at the Legal Writing Institute’s (LWI) One Day Conference hosted by Mercer University. The conference theme will be Preparing Practice-Ready Students. Professor Pleasant will give a … Continue reading

Professor Harpalani to Speak at Law School Survey of Student Engagement 10th Anniversary Symposium

Professor Vinay Harpalani will join other distinguished scholars in legal education for the Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE) symposium commemorating its 10 year anniversary.The symposium, titled, “Data and Assessment in Legal Education: The Necessities, The Possibilities” will take place Thursday, November … Continue reading

Free Practice LSAT Hosted By Savannah Law School

Savannah Law School will partner with Kaplan Test Prep to provide prospective law school students the opportunity to take a free practice LSAT under test conditions before the December exam.  The practice LSAT will be administered from 10 a.m. to 1:30 … Continue reading

Professor Marc Roark Introduced as Blogger for Concurring Opinions

Savannah Law School Associate Professor, Marc Roark, introduced as contributor for legal blog, Concurring Opinions. Concurring Opinions is a group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics; regularly publishing contributions from blog members as well as guest bloggers.     … Continue reading

Two SLS Students Selected to Receive the Association of Administrative Law Judges Scholarship

Savannah Law School is pleased to announce that third-year student Mary Hashemi and second-year student Christopher Swanberg have been selected to receive the Association of Administrative Law Judges (AALJ) Scholarship. The AALJ is a professional organization and Federal Labor Union that represents over 1,200 … Continue reading

SLS Student Named Editor for the 3rd Edition of the Mid-Atlantic Journal of Law and Public Policy

Stephanie Bagnall, a second year law student at Savannah Law School, has accepted a position as an editor for the third edition of the Mid-Atlantic Journal of Law and Public Policy. This edition will focus on disability law issues. Articles selected provide a … Continue reading

Professor Wright Delivers the John R. Williams Lecture at WVU

Professor Andrew Wright will be delivering the John R. Williams Lecture at West Virginia University’s Department of Political Science on September 26, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. His lecture is titled, “Congressional Oversight in the Age of Information, Terrorism, and Partisanship.” The lecture will cover … Continue reading

Savannah Law Review to Host Colloquium, [Re]Integrating Spaces, September 19th and 20th

Savannah Law School Increases Diversity in its Third Year

Savannah Law School is pleased to welcome its third entering class!  With applications shrinking nationally at a rate of 8.2%, Savannah Law School bucked the trend again this year as applications to the law school increased by 18%. With a … Continue reading

Free Practice LSAT at Savannah Law School

Savannah Law School will partner with Kaplan Test Prep to provide prospective law school students the opportunity to take a free practice LSAT under test conditions before the September exam.  The practice LSAT will be administered from 10 a.m. to … Continue reading

Professor McGee Appointed to a State Bar of Georgia Committee

Savannah Law School professor, Kellyn O. McGee was recently appointed Vice Chairperson to the State Bar of Georgia’s Disciplinary Rules and Procedures Committee for a three-year term. This standing committee advises the Executive Committee and Board of Governors with respect … Continue reading

Savannah Faculty Prepare to Take the SEALS Conference by Storm

Five Savannah Law School professors head to the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference (SEALS) in Amelia Island, Florida in August to speak on a diverse range of topics. Andrew Wright, formerly of the White House Counsel’s Office, will … Continue reading

Director of Academic Achievement, Susan Landrum, Guest Speaker on HuffPost Live

Savannah Law School’s Director of Academic Achievement, Susan Landrum, was selected as a guest speaker on HuffPost Live’s show to air Tuesday, July 8 at 12:35PM. The topic of the show, How Effective Motivation Influences Success, compliments Susan’s work at … Continue reading

SLS Professor Publishes Opinion Article for Savannah Morning News

Savannah Law School professor Marc Roark recently published an opinion article in Savannah Morning News regarding a city project set to displace many Savannah residents. In his article titled, “City Project Destroys a Neighborhood” Professor Roark says the residents are, … Continue reading

SLS Student Receives the Judge Kravitch Scholarship

Savannah Law School student, Danielle Cordova, is this year’s recipient of the Judge Kravitch Scholarship. The Judge Phyllis Kravitch Scholarship was established by the Savannah Bar Association in tribute to Phyllis Kravitch, an outstanding community leader known for her character, … Continue reading

SLS Student Honored at GAWL Annual Dinner

Savannah Law School is pleased to congratulate 3L student, Mary Hashemi, on being honored as an outstanding law student by the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL). In addition to recognition at the GAWL Annual Dinner, Mary is receiving a … Continue reading